Mobile Olympics: phones with the best battery life

We take another peak in our database of battery tests to see which phones offer the longest battery life, and the results might surprise you. It's not always the most popular flagship phones, and not even the ones with the highest juicer capacity that have the best battery life, but rather phones that are a good mix of battery capacity, frugal processors, and most of all - power-sipping screens...
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180 Comments

177. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Honestly, if you don't I will... I use and love Windows Phone, BUT you are annoying and your 20 repetitive posts are obtrusive. Just because I agree with the statement does NOT mean I agree with the way you are going about it.

72. mariosraptor

Posts: 169; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

where is the Blackberry Z30?

75. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

its sad that smartphones cant last long like basic phones.

93. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

not true, my 1520 last long, but you right old school phones last very long this my 1520 batteryhttp://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

109. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

4 days just for general texting,alarms,music and no wifi?

110. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

web browsing, texting, facebook messenger, beats music to stream music, spades (i like playing spades), Wifi on and off depending where I am at....I do not use alarm, and etc, I cannot remember what else I do

111. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

ok ty. good enough for me

76. gabrielvoica

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

lg g2 is very good compred to note 3 and others...

77. gabrielvoica

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

sony xperia z1 had great battery on 4.3jb,not so good on 4.4kk...

79. GMS85

Posts: 216; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Why I can't see the S5 among those phones ? LMAO

166. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

Me too. I was shock because I just watch there ads last week at Yahoo that it takes 5-6 days in a single charged if I may not mistaken

80. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

Lenovo P780 is the best mid ranger phone. It's hard to find in my country, already sold out.

81. Nexus4lifes

Posts: 287; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

People complain Android is very resource intensive yet i don't see the Iphone or any WP in this list why?

92. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

they only wanted to put android, its okay, no worries if you want to compare my 1520 battery here is my phone battery stats to get an idea what windows is like on a 1520 http://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

103. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

That is what, the sixth post about your 1520. Do you think no one could figure out from your message ONCE, what you're saying? Shill/troll? Hard to tell.

106. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

sorry

158. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

No need to say sorry dude! You have just proven that the 4 and a half day battery life GSMArena gets with the 1520 is as good as it gets! its just Fandroids can't stand it that

164. AndroidIsBetter

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 12, 2013

Why are you so butt hurt? Obviously no one cares about your 1520...

157. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Because PA is a huge WP/Nokia hater! GSMArena has proved over and over again the 1520 has the best best battery life and just recently the 1020 beating the latest flagships like s5 i a camera comparison! Funny that both of these are never tested by PA in battery tests where the 1520 will dominate as well as the 1020 in camera!

96. buccob

Posts: 2955; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I wonder how would the Z1 Compact fare... It looked promising

97. buccob

Posts: 2955; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I wonder how would the Z1 Compact fare... It looked promising

101. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Psssh, smartphones. Cant last a day without charging. I heard theres a dumbphone that can last for a week.

105. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

112. Gsizzle

Posts: 39; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

One thing I don't like about PhoneArena is that they don't locate what they Updated! You guys need to make a separate paragraph for updates. It's easier to track and stay on top of things.

113. skatrdie0

Posts: 37; Member since: May 09, 2014

That's funny, I thought the g2 had better battery life than the s5 and where is the 1520?? Seems like PA is a little samsung bias. Look up the battery tests between g2 and s5 on gsmarena and here. G2 beats it

145. wilsong17 unregistered

Lol nice try troll did you forget about the ultra power saving mode on the s5

159. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

It's more a disgrace than funny that PA refuses to test the battery life of the best Windows Phone! I mean really? looks like they have something too hide!

115. milosuchiha

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Where is Nokia Lumia 1520. It scored highest on the GSMArena test.

120. Android4EveryOne

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 19, 2014

GS5 For the win once again!

124. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Wow seriously no Lumia 1520??? WTF is wrong with you PA? Looks like you really hate Nokia and WP
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